The presidential doctor, Dr. Sean Conley, released Trump’s treatment in a public memo after Trump’s announcement in the morning on Twitter declaring himself positive for Covid-19.
“After PCR confirmation of the President’s diagnosis, as a precaution he received a dose of 8 grams of the Regeneron polyclonal antibody mixture,” Conley wrote. New York Post, Saturday (3/10/2020).
This treatment has shown initial effectiveness in reducing the viral load and symptoms of people infected by it corona virus by making their bodies better able to fight off the virus.
“She completed the IV without incident,” wrote Conley.
“In addition to polyclonal antibodies, the president has taken daily zinc, vitamin D, famotidine (antacid), melatonin and aspirin,” the memo said.
Trump is not taking hydroxychloroquine, a controversial anti-malarial drug he took in May to ward off the possibility of contracting a serious respiratory illness.
“(A) This afternoon the President remains tired but in good spirits. He is being evaluated by a team of experts, and together we will make recommendations to the President and First Lady regarding the best next steps, ”wrote Conley.
“First Lady Melania Trump remains healthy with only a mild cough and headache, and the rest of the First Family is healthy and tested negative,” said Conley.
Earlier, US President Donald Trump declared he and his wife positive for Covid-19 in a Tweet.
“Today, FLOTUS (Melania) and I have tested positive for Covid-19. We will immediately begin the quarantine and recovery process. We will get through this together,” Trump tweeted. (Also read: Through Twitter, Trump Confirms Himself Infected with Covid-19)
Trump’s own remarks come after his top aide, Hope Hicks, has tested positive for Covid-19 after traveling on Air Force One this week. (Also read: His Beautiful Aide Is Positive Covid-19, Trump and His Wife Will Be Tested)